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The Red Balloon by Lee Frangiamore

£ 29.00

Albert LaMorisse’s Red Balloon is the only short to win a full Oscar, in this case for Best Original Screenplay. If you have seen the film you will not have forgotten it. Simple, evocative hauntingly allegorical, written, produced and directed by LaMorisse. I’d say the only more recent film to match it is Raymond Briggs’ The Snowman and as a full length feature perhaps Into The West by Mike Newell.

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